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Turkish-Israeli Relations during the Cold War

The Myth of a Long ‘Special Relationship’

Kilic Bugra Kanat

An examination of Turkish-Israeli bilateral relations during the Cold War demonstrates that a solid pact between Israel and Turkey never materialized. This was due to both internal and external factors, mainly, Cold War politics and the Arab

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Moral Thresholds of Outrage

The March for Hrant Dink and New Ways of Mobilization in Turkey

Lorenzo D’Orsi

Matossian) The assassination of the Turkish Armenian journalist Hrant Dink in 2007 sparked an emotional reaction in Istanbul, with nearly one hundred thousand people taking to the streets. Dink had devoted his life to publicly challenging the conflation of

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The Many Layers of Moral Outrage

Kurdish Activists and Diaspora Politics

Nerina Weiss

Turkish authorities have occupied Kurdish municipalities, arrested Kurdish mayors and appointed civil servants instead of those publicly elected. We, as Kurds, do not accept this and we will not remain silent like EU and Norway are!” — Kurdish

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The Editors

formally adopted, few were actually implemented, and real reform did not take place for another two decades. Kilic Bugra Kanat examines the history of Turkish-Israeli relations from 1948 until the late 1980s and concludes, contrary to much other

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Heroes of Our Time

The Historical-Political Context of Devorah Omer’s Novels

Rima Shikhmanter

would be an excellent choice to write the story of a female protagonist. The fiftieth anniversary of the suicide of Sarah Aaronsohn, a member of the spy group NILI who killed herself after being tortured by Turkish soldiers, would take place in 1967, and

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Brent E. Sasley

useful point of comparison. Unlike in Turkey, where the military has intervened to overthrow the civilian government four times since its establishment as a republic in 1923, the Israeli army has never tried to oust the elected government. But class

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Hebrew Literature in the ‘World Republic of Letters’

Translation and Reception, 1918–2018

Yael Halevi-Wise and Madeleine Gottesman

appeared in Croatian and French a year after its original publication in 2010, and two years later it was published in English, Dutch, German, Italian, Norwegian, Polish, Slovak, Spanish, and Turkish, with other languages forthcoming. Similarly, Aharon

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Menachem Klein

also a methodological division between scholars who use Hebrew sources and those using Arabic, Persian, or Turkish documents. Indeed, this division has an ideological base as well, since it cuts off Middle Eastern, North African, Turkish, and Iranian

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Between Scylla and Charybdis

On Colin Shindler’s Respublica Hebraeorum

Arie M. Dubnov

Israel’s numerous wars: descriptions of heroic or traumatic battles make no appearance even when figures like Rabin and Sharon are discussed. However, we do get a highly detailed description of the British campaign against Turkey during World War I

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The Making of a Capital

Jerusalem on Israeli Banknotes

Na'ama Sheffi and Anat First

( 2 ): 189 – 217 . Eisenstadt , Shmuel Noah . 1985 . The Transformation of Israeli Society: An Essay in Interpretation . Boulder, CO : Westview Press . Elhan , Nail . 2016 . “ Money Talks: Turkish-Islamic Synthesis on Banknotes of Turkey